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ISE Special Lecture Series Featuring Recently Promoted Faculty-Closing the Loop of (Really Long) Life Cycle of Complex Systems Portfolio

SpeakerAssociate Professor Harrison Kim
Date Nov 1, 2012
Time 4:00 pm  
Location 103 Transportation Building
Cost Free Event
Sponsor ISE
Contact Holly Michelle Kizer
Phone 2173332346
Event type Seminar/Symposium
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Originating Calendar ISE Seminar Calendar

Designing complex systems portfolio has been a challenging task, particularly in a predictive context of life cycle – pre-life, usage life, and end-of-life. Emerging interest in green systems and sustainability has garnered new contributions in systems design optimization. However, "Being Green" generally implies "Being Un-sustainable" in the industry due to additional cost of product stewardship. Green Profit Design developed by Kim’s team shows that there is a strong link between sustainable product design, user generated contents in the social network service, and corporate profit generation. Specifically, the method utilizes multi-level, multi-disciplinary optimization with Holt-Winters type smoothing technique to capture time-dependent preference trend in the life cycle context. In this presentation, the speaker will present an overview of the new research directions based on the findings from the recent studies sponsored by the National Science Foundation – green, sustainable design and recovery; sustainable product family design and recovery; trend mining design for product portfolio; hybrid, renewable power generation system design.

Reception Immediately Following ouside 202 Transportation Building.

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